Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry From the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022 that’s an increase of 13% from 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a record-breaking number of tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to witness this change and anticipate an ongoing upward trend for months or even years.

In line with the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing the number of tourists visiting Israel with 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this increase in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain at ease traveling internationally.” Israel received more visitors from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening for all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has welcomed over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism authority. It is responsible for promotion and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel as well as enhance and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast range of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto. For more information on forthcoming events, go to IMOT’s website at For the most up-to-date information, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook.